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and cities in the region. at this stage everyone is confident that the staging process, the positioning of resources, commodities, and equipment that will be needed to respond to the storm are in place. as craig has emphasized, this has not made landfall yet. we do not yet know where it will hit, where we're going to see the biggest impacts. that is exactly why it is so important for us to respond big and fast as local information starts coming in. i want to thank all of the members of the team for the outstanding work they're doing, but the other thing that makes this storm unique is that we anticipate it will be slow moving. meaning it may take a long time not only to clear, but to get, for example, power companies back in to clear out the trees and put things back in place so that folks can start moving back home. my main message to everyone involved is that we have to take this seriously. the federal government is working effectively with state and local governments. it will be very important that populations in the impacted states take this seriously, listen to your state and local
't have large failed cities of crackheads and gangbangers and thus rarely votes for the democrat nominee. gideon moore? >> i'm not sure what to make of that. we certainly have our issues. the fact is that this is a state that traditionally has republican nominees for president and i believe we will return to that in 2012. >> next up is rich in centreville, virginia, on our line for republicans government ahead, rich. >> thanks for taking my call. last night i was watching i think nbc news and they were talking about the electoral votes. this is more for you guys at c-span. when they were talking about the possibility the electoral votes could end up high in the house, romney is the president and senate would elect biden as the vice president, if we go forward next week, is that -- i know the electoral votes may wind up determining the election. could you guys put something together to explain that? i mean, i never thought that was a possibility. and i get so twisted. i don't care what station you're on. only thing i would like to make a comment on is republicans are not racist. people ar
under control in the city. arson in the country. these guys are laid off. about two weeks later, 100 guys are retired. when you look to find out where that money came from, it was the department of homeland security. they have a fund for things like that. i do not want to overstate but that is something you want to think about. the department of homeland security did step in and out to keep detroit as safe as it can be for the moment. it could be a lot safer. we're talking about, i wonder -- we have seen the auto industry bailout. the bank bailout. are we heading into an era of bailouts of cities? is there a thing as it failed city? what's more with "detropisa"'s co-director. what c-span is asking high school and middle school students to send a message to the president and ask what is the most important issue -- consider in 2013? for a chance to win $5,000. c-span's student cam video competition is open to students rate six through 12. the deadline is january 18, 2013. former governor tommy thompson faced tammy baldwin in their third and final debate for wisconsin u.s. senate seat.
of chicago, i watched my own father make that same uncomplaining journey every day to his job at the city water plant. i saw how he carried himself with that same dignity, you know? that same pride in being able to provide for us. that same hope that his kids would one day have opportunities he never dreamed of. now, how many people do we know like that in our lives? you know? [applause] like so many families in this country, our families weren't asking for much. they didn't want much. they didn't begrudge anyone else's success. they didn't mind nb others had much more than they had. in fact, they admired it. they believed that in that fundamental american promise that even if you don't start out with much, if you work hard and do what you're supposed to do you should be able to build a decent life for yourself and an even better life for your kids and grandkids, and -- [applause] absolutely. and our families believed that when you work hard and you've done well and you finally walk through that doorway of opportunity, you don't slam it shut behind you. you reach back and you give other f
-american protestors in the streets across the cities, the foreign minister traveled to washington for our first ever strategic dialogue. he could have avoided the cameras but instead he strongly condemned the attack in benghazi, embraced a broader partnership with the united states and pledged that his country would continue working toward democracy and the rule of law. algeria also has much to gain by embracing the changes that are taking place around it and we have seen some progress. the government held particle meantry elections in may and invited observers to monitor them for the first time. and it moved quickly last month to protect diplomatic missions including the u.s. embassy and diffuse tensions in the streets. but still algeria has a lot of work to do to up hold universal rights and create space for civil society. a message i delivered at the highest levels in person in february. now what do these snap shots and stories from across the region tell us? on the one hand last month's violence revealed strains of extremism that threatened those nations as well as the broader region and even th
is the safest city in america for a city its size. we have safe cities and communities all along our border. this is a great economic engine for our state. these are great communities. >> thank you. >> i've already stated, i think we should triple the u.s. border patrol, because we've got to get serious and solve the problem of securing the border. you know, this question you raise is a very important question. mexico is a great and mighty nation, and it is tragic what is happening in mexico. it is tragic, the violence. you know, i was visiting with a mexican businessman sometime ago who described to me how he received from the drug lords a letter that detailed where every one of his grand kids had been for the past week, minute by minute. it is tragic what's happening in mexico. i think the united states should work cooperatively with mexico, to help the mexican government solve this problem, stop the violence, and stop the drug lords that are terrorize sog many innocent citizens. >> the texas senate seat held by kay bailey hutchison is one of the key house and senate races you can follow
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